Tag Archive: dog

Mousey (new look)

New year. Trying some new things. I’ve been reading Preston Blair’s animation book and reworking some of my characters.

Winter Singin’

Since “forever,” my wife and I have enjoyed mangling the lyrics to “Winter Wonderland.” Happy holidays, everybody!

In Another Place and Time

Welcome to 17th-Century Japan! The white nobori, black sashimono, and red uma-jirushi are the banners of Mototsugu Goto (1573 – 1615). “Goto” is my mom’s maiden name and is the one samurai surname… Continue reading

The Gift of Mousey aka “Dog in Repose (while not sitting in a soup pot)”

My son and I have a running joke with my wife where we suggest placing Mousey in a soup pot and then taking his photo. For some reason, my wife is not amused.… Continue reading

Po James: Football Board Game Superstar

When we were kids, my friend John Borack introduced me to Strat-O-Matic (a line of sports simulation board games). Strat-O-Matic was played with dice, charts and statistically accurate player cards. Players and teams had… Continue reading

Brush Test

Mousey drawn with DaisukeBrush_Wild @74 pixels. Testing out cool, free Photoshop brushes from Chris Oatley.

Hanafuda Pets

Hanafuda (Japanese “flower cards”) is a favorite from childhood. My parents grew up in Hawaii and taught me to play Hawaiian-style Koi Koi (or Sakura) using these cards. I’ve reworked a couple cards that… Continue reading

The Pink Cape

One Year Ago

Today marks one year of The Pawses. It’s been a fun year of making comics, improving my drawing, and learning how to “really” use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Thank you to everyone who… Continue reading

Watercat